Today is a COVIDCalls Congressional discussion w/Representative Brendan Boyle of the PA-2. Following my discussion with Brendan Boyle I will talk with pandemic media expert Dr. Katie Foss.
Dr. Katie Foss is a Media Studies professor in the School of Journalism & Strategic Media at Middle Tennessee University, where she teaches courses in media literacy, health communication, and gender studies.
She is the author of Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory, Breastfeeding and Media: Exploring Conflicting Discourses That Threaten Public Health, and Television and Health Responsibility in an Age of Individualism. Foss edited The Graduate Student Guidebook: From Orientation to Tenure Track, Beyond Princess Culture: Gender and Children’s Marketing, and Demystifying the Big House: Exploring Prison Experience and Media Representations.